Wednesday, November 9, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 9, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Page iOA Z e i t u n g Wednesday Nov Arts Entertainment THIS WEEK Wurstfest continues through Sunday The 34th Annual Wurstfest continues through Sunday at the Wurstfest grounds in Landa Park Dont miss this opportunity to see authentic German bands and local talent perform while savoring the fine taste of sausage which is what Wurstfest is all about Experience the uniqueness of German Heritage at Wurstfest Landa Station 381 Landa St 629 3311 Thursday songwriters night hosted by Terri Hendrix Saturday The Stingrays Solms City Limits Solms Rd at FM 482 6060277 Thursday High Voltage Friday Bob Gibson Saturday Sky Band v Gruene Hall 1281 Gruene Rd Thursday Don McCallister and Jesse Taylor to Friday TBA Saturday Tracy Lyn 1 to 5 Asleep at the Wheel v OAces Cantina Patio Corner of River Road Huaco Springs Road Wednesday Allan Voigt Thursday Chris Judy Friday The Stingrays Saturday Hat Trick jxBluebonnet Palace16845135 south Schertz Wednesday closed Thursday closed Friday Texas Music Company 9 to 1 Saturday Texas Music Company 9 to 1 v Edgewater at Comal Park 899 7841 2491 Canyon Lake Forest Dr Thursday shuffleboard tournament Friday Snake Boy Johnson Yellowrock Saloon 3413 Hunter San Marcos 5123967188 Wednesday Cross Roads Thursday Quarter Moon Friday Road Closed Band Saturday Rusty Doherty Treetops Restaurant 404 E San Antonio St 6258677 Every Saturday night True Diversity jazz from to 10 The Shanty Corner of FM 306 FM 2673 Canyon Lake Thursday 9 Jamm Night Saturday night Rolling Stones Night music Barrys Under Pass Saloon 904 S Seguin 6251223 Wednesday night is karaoke night Thursday Crossroads Friday TBA Saturday Crossroads jCibolo Creek Country Club 8640 E Evans Road 6516652 Thursday Jerry Giddens Friday Ted Hawkins Saturday Closed for private party Sunday Jason Eckland Wurstfest WipeOut Wurstfest is happening if you didnt know And Im so snowed under with show after show Ill chat with you next week if Im not braindead But first thing after Wurstfest Im going to bed I have lots of goodies stored up to tell you I even have items Im itching to sell you So hold thoughts artistic lifes sweeter that way and well talk again a week from today Elizabeth Elliott H Dia de los Muentos i Canyon High School Spanish students help put on Day of the Dead celebration at CMNB From staff reports Once again the world has come to The Childrens Museum in New Braunfels This time it was in the form of skulls clipped from tissue paper dancing skeletons miniature coffins and an altar that featured bananas wedding photos and a bot tle of mescal worm and all The occasion El Dia do los Muertos Mexicos Day of the Dead celebration en Nov 1 Students from Canyon High Schools Spanish Club and honors Spanish classes who had been studying the holiday and the culture surrounding it helped with decora tions ranging from papel picado the art of trim ming tissue paper into ornate designs to tradi tional Dia de los Muertos flowers They then helped chil dren who visited the museum work on their own projects related to the holiday Our students jumped at the opportunity to help said Gloria Cantu sponsor of the Spanish Club The kids were just so excit ed This kind of thing really broadens their awareness and its a way to close the culture gap for so many of these El Dia de los Muertos is a tradition dating back 500 years to the time of the Aztecs It involves honoring and remembering ances tors so the ancestors dont forget to honor and remember you Cantu said The idea is not to fear skeletons and signs of death because in the Mexican culture death is really just considered part of the life said Cantu Its a transition from one phase of life to r The Childrens Museum exhibit put together by Julie Swift the museums educa tion and exhibits coordinator included papel picado in a variety of forms pan de muertos specially decorated bread baked for the occa sion champurrado and chocolate Mexicana Mike Barboza shows some of the Dia de los Muertos face painting Sabrina McDonald does potato printing of Dia de los Muertos figures drinks made with traditional holiday ingredi ents skull prints made with carved potatoes paper versions of zempasuchil the marigolds that are flower of the dead in Mexico face painting with holiday symbols and calaca crafts making miniatures with deathrelated themes Another part of the activities was an altar built by New Braunfels resident Kookie Bar boza and her sister Anita Vega to honor their parents I had never done one of these before even though we always saw them when we were growing said Barboza My grand Alma Escamllla works on crafts mother had a permanent one at her house but we really never knew the significance until we got The altar included pictures of their parents some of their favorite foods candles reli gious icons and personal articles I put bananas on my mothers side because she was crazy about Barj boza said She used to buy them and then i hides them so no one else but her could eat them Then she would forget where she put them and wouldnt find them again until they started Her fathers side included a bottle of potent Mexican mescal complete with a worm in the bottom Students from the Canyon Spanish Club at the exhibit included Damey Meyer Alma Escamilla Dacia Cain Jenny Hawkins Bri ana Molina Daryl Walleck Ricky Maldona do Casey Richardson Sonia Ortiz Leilani Weissling Melissa Pipking Noelle Waren Christine Herrera Sabrina McDonald Ryan Stewart Maui Weissling Naomi Garcia Lupe Jara Amanda Wong Narcisco Gomez Laurie Mata Lena Ayala Chris Cox Mike Barboza Rick Cantu John Lopez Michelle Suarez Lauriee Martinez Bobby Thompson Debra Brooks Angela Cantu Thuy Nguyen Teresa Ureas Christy Lane and Jerome Crayton Johnson takes Best of Show and Phillips wins Grumbacher Silver Medallion at 31st Art Show By PAT DELTZ Special to the HeraldZeitung Gay Phillips holds the Grumbacher Silver Medallion for her watercolor collage and Dwaina Johnson displays the Best of Show for her oil painting Their works and the Sesqulcentennlal winners are displayed In the windows at the 31st annual Wurstfest Art Show continuing through Sunday at 239 W San Antonio Dwaina Johnson of New Braunfels took best of show in the 31 st annual Wurstfest Art Show this year and Gay Phillips of San Antonio was awarded the Grumbacher Silver Medallion The show continues through this Sunday at the New Braunfels Art League building 239 W San Antonio Street The show is open from 10 to 6 daily except for Sunday when it closes at 4 We enjoyed judging this show as the art was simply said Mary Jo Harding of Wimberley We gave several ties so we could recognize more artists And the building looks great The Art League has done a wonderful job in their improvements since last year when I JoRene Newton of Wimberley was also a judge Receiving first place awards in the various cate gories were Dwaina Johnson Pat Deltz Ella May Breckenridgc Olga Wilson Sarah Ann Sparks Marie Rawls Robert Fletcher Mary Gibson Jan Lenneville and Jerry Patterson Second place winners were Pat Perryman Edie May Lauriee Bremer Rose Manson Dwaina John son Mary Zirkel Olga Wilson Gay Phillips and Mary Gibson Third place winners included Pat Deltz Sarah Wetz Betty Mathis Patsy Ledbetter Eileen Gurkin Brit ta Herzog Mary Gibson Rose Manson Mable McAdams Jan Lenneville Pat Perryman Mary Gey er Henry Vivian Curry and Sterling Rogers A special sesquicentennial category was added this year in anticipation of the New Braunfels anniversary Those winners were Marie Rawls first Pat Deltz sec ond and Colleen McCalla Mann and Edie May third These winners and the top two winners are displayed in the front windows of the show Admission is free Artists will be demonstrating some of the time Brown to paint pastels Nov 15 From staff reports Angie Banta Brown of New Braunfels will paint in pastel at the next New Braunfels Art League meeting Tuesday Nov 15 at 7 in the down town building 239 W San Antonio Brown is skilled in several media but is best known for her watercolors A signature member of the Southwest Watercolor Society she also won sec ond place in the San Antonio Watercolor Group juried show opening this Sunday at Laurie Audito rium Trinity University and running through Dec 17 Her paintings are frequently given awards and accepted into prestigious juried shows Her work may be seen at NanEtte Richardson Gallery of Fine Art and Love Texas Gallery at the San Antonio Airport as well as the Arts Center Gallery run by the Art League She is a charter member of the New Braunfels Art League and holds a membership in several other art groups Open house to help scholarship ARS Longa Vita Brevis Art is long life is Olga Wilson is striving to increase the Dale Wilson Susan Wilson Robertson Art Schol arship Fund for the graduates of New Braunfels Canyon and Smithson Val ley high schools The scholarship is in its third year To help fund the scholarship shes hosting an open house showing and sale of her husbands works this Sun day Nov 13 from to 5 in her home at 631 Summerwood Dr The show includes watercolors oil painting and pastel drawing completed by her husband during a 30year peri od The an scholarship is in memory of her husband and daughter both artists who died of cancer Dale Wilson firm ly believed that drawing ability was the foundation upon which an artist built his or her attempts at self expres sion Last year Smitbson Valley student Jason Shaw won the scholarship